This is the heart of our business and where it all started. Our uniqueness comes because we make small batch bottling accessible. All we need from you is your commercial recipe and then we can produce your drink in batches as little as 500 Litres (that is only 2,500 bottles if you are using a 200ml bottle). There is no upper limit and we regularly help our clients produce batches of 5,000-10,000 Litres.

The Start-Up Drinks Lab - Bottling, Scotland, UK, Ireland

Our bottling facility features:

  • Hi Shear Mixer – for viscose products that need homogenised
  • Product Filtration – for straining out “bits” or sediment
  • 1,200L Kettle – for creating infusions or heat treatments.
  • Mixing tanks – for chilled or ambient drinks
  • Carbonator – for making your drink fizzy
  • Filling & Closing – for filling and apply a crown or ROPP closure
  • Bath Pasteuriser – for giving your drink shelf life
  • Labelling – for applying front, back and/or neck labels
  • Boxes – for packing your finished goods. These can be plain or branded.

More Services:

Recipe Development

What Customers Say About Us

“It has been a pleasure working with everyone at The Start-Up Drinks Lab. I couldn’t find anyone who was able to help with my initial small run and a way to market until I found them. Their continued support in scaling up and future developments has also made the process remarkably easy. As they are local to me I was even able to attend the first bottling run.”

Murray Hamilton – Founder of Hamilton’s Cider Company

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